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Vintage Upper Peninsula Postcards

Vintage Upper Peninsula Postcards

A couple weekends ago, my friend Sara and I, fellow nostalgia addicts and antique aficionados, spent hours at Lambs’ Gate, an antique store in Old Town, Lansing. We spent more than an hour hunched over a large crate propped up to waist-level that was full of old postcards. We marveled over the dates... Read more

The Michigan Ice Film and a Q&A with Aaron Peterson

The Michigan Ice Film and a Q&A with Aaron Peterson

UPDATE: You can now rent and download The Michigan Ice Film. If you like local folklore, adventure, winter, or simply live in Michigan, you need to check it out. Much respect to Aaron and his crew for putting this amazing film together during the coldest winters on record. Let us introduce you to ... Read more

Pictured Rocks Road Trip, May 2015 Edition

Pictured Rocks Road Trip, May 2015 Edition

It’s Memorial Day weekend, which makes the beginning of summer road tripping season. And yesterday was one of those epic Upper Peninsula days. The plan was simple, get a late start and head to Pictured Rocks for the sunset. And it was worth each and every mosquito bite. Truthfully, the mosquitos wer... Read more

July 4th Road Tripping

July 4th Road Tripping

#### Miles #### Drive Time #### Total Time 648.4 12.53 hrs 53 hrs One requirement for being an Ambassador of the Upper Peninsula is whirlwind road trips across the U.P. Road tripping is nothing new to me, and a proper road trip includes a number of my road tripping guidelines. Some of those guidelin... Read more

A Grand (Island) Adventure

A Grand (Island) Adventure

Water cooler conversations at offices around the country have been full of chatter about this epic 2014 winter. What an awesome winter it has been. And from local news stations all the way to the NBC Nightly News, people have been talking about Lake Superior being 95% frozen over, and especially abo... Read more

Michigan Ice Fest: Up, Up and Away!

Michigan Ice Fest: Up, Up and Away!

This is a guest post from our friend Alice Rossignol. She’s a big fan of the great outdoors and her love for the Upper Peninsula is blossoming. You can follow her on Twitter. Photos courtesy of Courtney Shuert. For as long as I can remember, I’ve always preferred one direction: up. And I take it as... Read more

Miners Castle, Before and After April 13th, 2006

Miners Castle, Before and After April 13th, 2006

On April 13th, 2006 the famous landscape of Miners Castle changed forever. One of just two National Parks in the Upper Peninsula, Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore attracts thousands of visitors year after year. Miners Castle has always been a favorite photos of tourists, photographers, and postcar... Read more